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The Moon Festival

The second most popular festival after the Chinese New Year, the Mid-Autumn festival (Chung Chou Chi) is one the major festivals of the Chinese calendar. It falls on the 15th day of the 8th lunar moon. It is an occasion … Continue reading

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230 years of the Chinese in India

The Chinese in India are a small group of people – very small when compared to the population of India – but this tiny population has touched India in two important places – in their stomachs and in the faces … Continue reading

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Hakka Chinese living in Kolkata

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Tangra China Town

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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year or the Lunar New Year, “chun chi” or the Spring Festival download Caleb’s Door is the most important festival in the Chinese calendar. Chun Chi symbolizes the beginning of the year, a signal to a fresh start … Continue reading

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Chinese School in Kolkata

The bachelor society of the Chinese community had to wake up to the needs of women and children when they started appearing in the scene at the beginning of the 20th century. Earlier, when the numbers were small, women and … Continue reading

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Woo Hip Koon

Woo Hip Koon was established over 60 years ago at 13, Black Burn Lane, Top Floor, Kolkata-700 073. This club is for the Wmembers of overseas workers in India and Abroad. Before 1948, We had facilities of a free ‘Bed’ … Continue reading

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Festival Of The Seven Sisters

The day of the Maidens This is an all-maidens festival. Unmarried girls remember the legend of the fairy and the cowherd and make offerings to the lovers. Romantic enough to be something like a Chinese valentine’s day (but one in … Continue reading

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